Kodiak Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Update September 29, 2021

Sep 29, 2021

Kodiak Area Emergency Services Organization

KODIAK, ALASKA, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2021

The Kodiak Emergency Operations Center has received new COVID-19 case information for the Kodiak Island Borough.

Twenty-eight (28) new cases have been reported for the Kodiak Island Borough.

  • One (1) case was tested on 9/22/21
    • This case is classified as community spread
  • One (1) case was tested on 9/24/21
    • This case is classified as community spread
  • Twenty-two (22) cases were tested on 9/28/21
    • One (1) case is travel related
    • One (1) case has an unknown means of transmission
    • Eight (8) cases are close contacts of previously reported cases
    • Twelve (12) cases are classified as community spread
  • Four (4) cases were tested on 9/29/21
    • Three (3) cases are close contacts of previously reported cases
    • One (1) case is classified as community spread

The total case count associated with the Kodiak Island Borough is now two thousand, one hundred and fifty-five (2155) with two hundred and fifty-two (252) cases currently classified as active. There have been eighty-three (83) local hospitalizations associated with COVID-19, there are three (3) active cases currently hospitalized in Kodiak. Seven (7) deaths associated with COVID-19 have been officially reported for the Kodiak Island Borough. Visit the Kodiak Dashboard at https://bit.ly/3s0zusB or the State of Alaska data hub at https://covid19.alaska.gov for additional statistics.

COVID-19 IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS THAT SPREADS EASILY FROM PERSON TO PERSON.

A MASK MANDATE is in effect for public indoor activities.

IF YOU FEEL ILL, even if symptoms are mild, stay away from other people until you can be tested for COVID-19.

Contact a local medical clinic to be tested for COVID-19.

Maintain social distance when around others not in your household.

Contact your health care provider or pharmacy if you wish to be VACCINATED.

Questions and concerns can be shared with the Emergency Operations Center by emailing PIO@city.kodiak.ak.us or by leaving a telephone message at (907) 486-8970.